Category: Coop

Muc-Off Project Green

Project Green is the latest initiative from Muc-Off. We stock a wide range of Muc-Off products – and have done since 1994! As well as making decent products, they’ve always been keen on minimising their environmental impact by developing biodegradable products but with Project Green, they aim to take this mission further. For 2020 and… Read more »

Five Reasons to Shop Local

While it’s easy to shop online with companies based around the world, or even head to a big out of town shopping centre, there are some real benefits to shopping local too.   Shop Local Reason One To expand on the graphic above, imagine a high street or local shopping area with only empty shops.… Read more »

Christmas Orders

   Christmas Orders  For delivery by Christmas, please place your order by 6pm on Tuesday 17 December for bikes and 6pm on Thursday 19 December for accessories and clothing.  If you’re outside of the UK or ordering something that isn’t currently in stock, you should get your order in ASAP to give us the best chance of getting… Read more »

Recall Notice: GENESIS DAY ONE 10/20/LTD 2016 – 2019

Recall Notice: GENESIS DAY ONE 10/20/LTD Model Year 2016 – 2019 We have been notified by the supplier that the bike may contain a potential problem involving the durability of Samox AF – 13 single speed chainsets. Genesis / Sportline has taken the step to voluntarily recall the Samox AF-13 single speed chainset and has… Read more »

Shops closed on Monday 14 October 2019

Once a year, we have our AGM (and this year, it’s on Monday 14 October). This is a very important event as it is the event in where all members (including those in Leeds and Newcastle) get together in Edinburgh. Since we’re a workers’ cooperative, the AGM is also a time when each of our… Read more »

Why Pilates Works for Cyclists 

Written by Bea Alexander of Bea Alexander Pilates, Edinburgh. www.beaalexanderpilates.co.uk “Being on your bike is the ultimate, I know. To get even more of ‘that feeling’ and avoid ‘the other feeling’ of a sore back or knees, just add Pilates. Cycling mags frequently have articles about how professionals, such as Chris Froome, use Pilates to… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative Revolution Tops Are Here!

Have you always wanted an Edinburgh Bicycle top? Or do you have one from yonder years that really has seen better days? Well it’s your lucky day! We have two brand new tops – one retro style and one contemporary. Shop Our New Tops Key Features: Fast-wicking CoolMax® fabric 3-compartment rear elasticated pocket 3/4 length… Read more »

Edinburgh Bicycle Cooperative in Top UK Co-ops List

We’re in the Top UK Co-ops List! We are pleased to announced that we have been named as the eighth on the Coop Economy top ten Workers Cooperatives in the UK, published by Co-operatives UK on 28 August, 2019. Starting out with just one shop in 1977, we now have five shops across Scotland and… Read more »

Smoothie Bike

Did you know we have two Smoothie Bikes available to borrow (for free!) for your event? What is a Smoothie Bike? Just like the name suggests, it’s a bike that makes smoothies. With the power of your pedalling, the motor in the blender turns, making deliciously smooth smoothies. We have both a kid’s and an… Read more »

Cycling For Everyone

Cycling for Everyone It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus of this year’s campaign is Be Body Kind. We hate the idea that anyone feels they can’t go cycling because they are ashamed or embarrassed about their body. Cycling is for everyone. No matter what their shape, size or age. While ads for bikes… Read more »

Bike Reviews

 Have you bought a new bike recently? If so, we want to pay you for your bike reviews! Write us a bike review and if we publish it on our blog, we’ll give you £30 voucher to spend. Rules: The bike you’re reviewing can be for adults or children but must be currently available to… Read more »